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Following the success of our six-hour Readathon in January this year, the Rose Playhouse, London will repeat the event on Saturday 11th July. A sunny day is on order and a warm welcome is guaranteed!
In case you haven’t been to one yet, here is how it works. Starting at 12 noon, six plays – five by Shakespeare and one by Marlowe – will be read in edited, one-hour versions by professional actors and the public alike. Parts will be drawn out of a hat, one for major roles and one for minor so that everyone has the possibility of reading two parts of varying sizes.
Chelmsford Theatre Workshop based in Essex are performing Earthquakes In London
The Athelstan Players have won through to the prestigious English Final of the All England Theatre Festival.
In June, The Welfare in Ystradgynlais will be the place to see the best of amateur theatre in Wales
Gurmeet Mattu talks about how Yorkhill Theatre based in Glasgow started
Steve Ash reviews The Small Hours performed by Hoddesdon Players based in Hertfordshire
New Taverham Players based in Norfolk are performing Disco Inferno
Being performed by Great Barr Musical Theatre Company based in Birmingham
And have been performing Musical Theatre and Operetta shows at the Walton Playhouse
ROSS is a residential performance summer school for adults which is held in August each year.